Francis–Bruce, Richard 1948–

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FRANCIS–BRUCE, Richard 1948–


Born December 10, 1948, in Sydney, New South Wales, Australia; son of Jack Bruce (a cinematographer).


Agent—Mirisch Agency, 1801 Century Park East, Suite 700, Los Angeles, CA 90067–2320.


Film editor. Australian Broadcasting Corporation, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia, worked as film editor. Guest on Australian media programs and seminar presenter.


American Cinema Editors.

Awards, Honors:

Australian Film Institute Award nominations, best achievement in editing, 1983, for Careful, He Might Hear You, 1986, for Short Changed, and 1987, for Bullseye; Australian Film Institute Award, best achievement in editing, 1989, for Dead Calm; Academy Award nomination, best film editing, and Eddie Award nomination, American Cinema Editors, best edited feature film, both 1995, for The ShawshankRedemption; Academy Award nomination, best film editing, 1996, for Seven; Eddie Award nomination, best edited feature film, 1997, for The Rock; Academy Award nomination, best film editing, Eddie Award nomination, best edited feature film, and Golden Satellite Award nomination, International Press Academy, outstanding film editing, all 1998, for Air Force One; Eddie Award nomination, best edited dramatic feature film—dramatic, and Golden Satellite Award nomination, best film editing, both 2002, for Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone.


Film Editor:

Goodbye Paradise, 1982.

Careful, He Might Hear You, Twentieth Century–Fox, 1983.

Voyage of Bounty's Child, 1983.

Mad Max beyond Thunderdome (also known as Mad Max 3), Warner Bros., 1985.

Bullseye, Cinema Group Entertainment, 1986.

(With others) The Mosquito Coast, Warner Bros., 1986.

Short Changed, 1986.

(With Hubert de la Bouillerie) The Witches of Eastwick, Warner Bros., 1987.

The Blood of Heroes (also known as Salute of the Jugger and Salute to the Jugger), Kings Road Entertainment, 1989.

Dead Calm (also known as Dead Calm: A Voyage into Fear), Warner Bros., 1989.

Cadillac Man, Orion, 1990.

Crooked Hearts, Metro–Goldwyn–Mayer/United Artists, 1991.

(With Marcus D'Arcy and Lee Smith) Lorenzo's Oil, Universal, 1992.

Sliver (also known as Sliver—Gier der Augen), Paramount, 1993.

The Shawshank Redemption, Columbia, 1994.

Speechless, Metro–Goldwyn–Mayer, 1994.

Seven (also known as Se7en), New Line Cinema, 1995.

The Rock, Buena Vista, 1996.

Air Force One (also known as AFO), Columbia, 1997.

Additional editor, Goodbye Lover, Warner Bros., 1998.

The Green Mile (also known as Stephen King's "The Green Mile"), Warner Bros., 1999.

Instinct, Buena Vista, 1999.

The Perfect Storm (also known as Der Sturm), Warner Bros., 2000.

Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone (also known as Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone), Warner Bros., 2001.

The Italian Job (also known as Braquage a l'italienne), Paramount, 2003.

The Forgotten, Columbia, 2004.

Television Editor; Series:

(With others) Patrol Boat, Australian Broadcasting Corporation, 1979–83.

Levkas Man, Australian Broadcasting Corporation, beginning 1980.

Nightmare Cafe, NBC, 1992.

Television Editor; Miniseries:

Golden Soak (also known as Das Gold der Wueste), Australian Broadcasting Corporation, 1979.

The Dismissal, 10 Network (Australia), 1984.

Editor for part one, A Dangerous Life, HBO, 1988.

Television Editor; Movies:

Because He's My Friend (also known as Love under Pressure), Australian Broadcasting Corporation, 1978.

The Cowra Breakout, 1985.

Barracuda (also known as The Rocks), Seven Network (Australia), 1988.

The Nightman (also known as The Watchman), NBC, 1992.

Path to War, HBO, 2002.

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